West Busselton Demographics (WA) Local Stats

West Busselton (6280) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 196 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. West Busselton is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of West Busselton was 7,932 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Busselton is 40 years of age.

78.6% of people living in the suburb of West Busselton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.0% South Africa, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

91.3% of people living in West Busselton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of West Busselton is 28.3% No religion, 22.7% Anglican, 20.3% Catholic, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

49.6% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 442 widowed people living in West Busselton.

50.7% of the people living in West Busselton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.8% are working on a part time basis. West Busselton has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in West Busselton are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Labourers, 13.4% Professionals, 12.2% Sales workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Managers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Busselton work in are 14.2% Retail trade, 12.8% Construction, 10.4% Accommodation and food services, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Education and training, 6.4% Manufacturing, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Administrative and support services, 4.2% Mining.

31.5% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $493 per week and the median household income is $917 per week.

The median rent in West Busselton is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Busselton postcode 6280

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